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**Tren301** When 4 is subtracted from the numerator of a fraction, the value of the fraction becomes 2.

When 5 is added to the denominator of the fraction, the value becomes 3/2. Find the fraction.

My guess here is to undo the fraction by multiplying it..............(Thinking)

Let the fraction be $\displaystyle \frac ab$, and set up two simultaneous equations:$\displaystyle \frac{a-4}{b}=2$

and$\displaystyle \frac{a}{b+5}=\frac32$

Can you continue from here?

Grandad

PS Ah, I see *Prove It* has just pipped me to the post!